Knowing when to seek treatment for mental health disorders is important for parents and families. Families, spouses, teachers, or friends are often the first to suspect that their loved one or their student is challenged by feelings, behaviors, or other conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad.
This may include:
It’s also important to know that people of different ages will show different symptoms and behaviors. Getting familiar with the common behaviors of children, teens, and adults that make it hard for them to adapt to situations will often help to identify any problems early when they can be treated. It’s important for families who suspect a problem in one or more of these areas to seek treatment as soon as possible. Support and treatment for mental health disorders is available.
Click on any of the below mental health disorders to learn about available supports.